Sudden Death Due to Thrombosis Associated with Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Electrodes

  • Jose Maria Frutos Perez Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Internal Medicine, Hospital Francesc de Borja, Gandia, Valencia, Spain https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7106-7398
  • Marina Llopis Sanchis Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Internal Medicine, Hospital Francesc de Borja, Gandia, Valencia, Spain
  • Andrea Esteve Villar del Saz Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Pneumology, Hospital Francesc de Borja, Gandia, Valencia, Spain
  • Beatriz Moreno Torres Department of Anatomic Pathology, Hospital Francesc de Borja, Gandia, Valencia, Spain
  • Ana Ventura Esteve Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Internal Medicine, Hospital Francesc de Borja, Gandia, Valencia, Spain
  • Maria Angeles Martinez Pascual Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Internal Medicine, Hospital Francesc de Borja, Gandia, Valencia, Spain
  • Mariam Perea Ribis Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Internal Medicine, Hospital Francesc de Borja, Gandia, Valencia, Spain
  • Alba Camarena Molina Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Internal Medicine, Hospital Francesc de Borja, Gandia, Valencia, Spain
  • Leyre Jorquer Vidal Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Internal Medicine, Hospital Francesc de Borja, Gandia, Valencia, Spain
  • Gustavo Lobato Correia Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Internal Medicine, Hospital Francesc de Borja, Gandia, Valencia, Spain
  • Jose Manuel Querol Ribelles Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Internal Medicine, Hospital Francesc de Borja, Gandia, Valencia, Spain

Keywords

Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator, thrombosis, sudden death

Abstract

Thrombosis associated with pacemaker leads is extremely rare, although the literature on this subject is scarce. A clinical case is reported, describing this condition and its clinical presentation, the complementary tests for establishing the diagnosis and the available therapeutic options.

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  • Published: 2021-03-08

    Issue: Vol 8 No 3 (view)

    Section: Articles

    How to cite:
    1.
    Frutos Perez JM, Llopis Sanchis M, Esteve Villar del Saz A, Moreno Torres B, Ventura Esteve A, Martinez Pascual MA, Perea Ribis M, Camarena Molina A, Jorquer Vidal L, Lobato Correia G, Querol Ribelles JM. Sudden Death Due to Thrombosis Associated with Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Electrodes. EJCRIM 2021;8 doi:10.12890/2021_002247.

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